Business Video Roundup: Respecting Competitors, Leading with Humility & 401(k) for Employees

Posted on 16.March.2018 by Mike Winters | @amcomcap

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“Don’t hate your competitors,” advises Jack Ma of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba. In this week’s business video roundup, Ma discusses why you should respect your competition and how you can learn from them. We also have MetaMorePhosis’s Doug Hanson talking about what it means to “play full out” in your business, Fairlife’s Sue McCloskey emphasizing the importance of humility in leadership, and Barilla’s Jean Pierre Comte describing how to break down consumer barriers to your product. There’s also a succinct reminder that starting a 401(k) plan for your employees can be easier than you might expect.

Evan Carmichael: “Don’t Hate Your Competitors!” – Jack Ma of Alibaba

This nine-minute video from Evan Carmichael focuses on the importance of respecting your competitors and learning from their successes and mistakes. Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, speaks eloquently about just that.

Greg Rollett: Are You Ready to Play Full Out in Your Business?

What does it mean to “play full out” in your business and how can it help you succeed? The Ambitious Life host Greg Rollett talks with Doug Hanson of MetaMorePhosis to answer that question.

Sue McCloskey Is Living Out Her Company’s Motto Every Day

“Believe in better.” That’s the motto that drives Fairlife co-founder Sue McCloskey. In this four-minute video, she talks about how the fine art of humility is important for business leaders to learn and practice.

How Barilla Has Been Breaking Down Consumer Barriers for 140 Years

In the highly competitive food industry, it can tough to find creative ways to break down consumer barriers, but Jean Pierre Comte has been successful doing just that. He’s the president of the American arm of Barilla Group, which aims to deliver Italian cuisine that’s healthy, eco-friendly, and fosters a strong sense of community.

Paula Hendrickson: Treat Retirement Plans Like a Business Unit, Not a Burden

Starting a 401(k) plan for your employees doesn’t have to be a colossal timesuck. And new small businesses and startups should start thinking about this often-neglected aspect of business sooner rather than later.

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